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travelers to sfo and offering a shuttle system to get them there. >>> new at noon, san francisco mayor ed lee has just given his first ever state of the city address. his first year, he was replacing lieutenant-governor gavin newsom. last year, he used his inaugural address for his state of the city talk. ktvu's alex savidge is live from san francisco to let us know more. >> reporter: good afternoon. mayor ed lee says san francisco has come a long way in the past year. he says bouncing back from high unemployment and a large deficit. he gave that state of the city speech in this venue here across the street. it's a nonprofit education group here in the bayview district of san francisco. the mayor this morning was optimistic about san francisco's future. >> my fellow san franciscans, i would submit to you on these facts alone, the state of our great city and county of san francisco is vital. it's resurgent and it's strong. [ applause ] >> reporter: mayor lee pointed to a balanced budget and the creation of thousands of new jobs in san francisco during his state of the city speech thisern
case is so personal for the san francisco police chief. >> reporter: in 1984 he was part of the initial search so yes, this case hits home with him and today he gave us insight on why investigators targeted this house in connection with the disappearance of kevin collins. >> reporter: the recent search warrant tied to kevin collins' case is sealed but -- >> it is hurtful. brings back memories. >> doesn't seem real. >> it is real. kevin collins disappeared 29 years ago while on his way home from school. yesterday the san francisco police department searched this home blocks from where he was last seen. >> the inspectors developed news information that conducted additional investigation. it was enough to get a search warrant. >> reporter: what was the evidence? the records office said the warrant was returned this afternoon but it was sealed. the police chief said a man who lived at the home was once a person of interest, that man has since died. >> you know what, they have more investigating to do. and as they do that, when they think it is ready you will get you the perso
away and is either white or hispanic. san francisco police are still trying to find that gunman and by the way this is the third here in san francisco. >>> well preparations are well underway in washington d.c. for president barack obama's second inauguration ceremony just hours away. torii campbell is covering the ceremony, torii, it looks a little chilly out there, how does it look? >> reporter: yes, it it is a little chilly wait a few and you can see we have got union station coming through metro station and there are quite a few cars where they are not supposed to be. as i mention there'd were already a good number of people on the trains selling good paper goods and also a lot of security as well. there a is quite a lot of police and there appears to be 12,000 sir are you meetings. and a man joining us, wonderful to see you. you were here four years ago, why did you come back this time? >> i came here for the u.s. conference and i decided to stay on. it is a moment of history but it is one of those days, everybody is here it celebratep -- here so celebrate and there is a lo
don't believe it. >> deadly overnight gunfire in san francisco. a grieving mother talks about her devastating loss. >> reporter: the 49ers are going to the super bowl. we'll tell you how much tickets cost and show you where you can get championship gear. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook in for tori campbell, who is in washington, d.c. today, covering our presidential inauguration. it's monday january, 21st. martin luther king day as well. >>> happening right now in washington, d.c., thousands of people are in washington, d.c. along with tori campbell for president obama's inauguration for his second term. we're out there live right in the middle of the music, the pomp, the circumstance, thousands of people are out there as we look at these live pictures of some of the military musicians right there. testimony tori campbell is covering everything for us. is it getting crowded now? >> reporter: actually, the crowds are thinning out here. that's because i think people are heading into the mal
joins us from san francisco with the new lead in the kevin collins case. good morning, tara. >> reporter: the last person that kevin collins was seen talking to was a tall blond man with a black dog and a person matching that description was a person of interest in the case. used to live at this home here. he has since died. investigators revisiting the case realized that cadaver dogs were never used during the search of a home. san francisco police and fbi agents spent 12 hours out here. they did detect remains under the garage door. this is just blocks from where ten-year-old kevin collins was last seen waiting for a bus after school at masonic and oak back in 1984. >> we were able to pull up the concrete and discovered there were bones located underneath the concrete. medical examiners did respond on scene. they did a preliminary investigation of the bones and they believe it to be animal origin. not human origin. >> reporter: we want to emphasize the people that live in the duplex are not suspects. the man that was a person of interest was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an a
. one person was shot and killed, another was taken to san francisco general hospital and is expected to survive. police right now are searching for the fun man who witnesses say was wearing all black. it happened saturday evening and gary jones was driving when somebody fired shots into his car. he was shot at least once and he died later at local hospital. police say that gunman escaped in a silver or white vehicle. >>> well, the san francisco 49ers are headed to the super bowl just in case you didn't hear after a thrilling victory over the atlanta falcons and janine de la vega says the falcons came back home last night. good morning jeanine. >> reporter: that's right, they are here at the training facility and you can bet the team will be here practicing for the next couple of weeks. ktvu channel 2 morning news was there as the team's plane touched down at 11:15 and people were cheering as the players and fans walked off the plane. they made their way to the headquarters in santa clara and they won the game against the atlanta falcons and they had a rough start in the first half an
. >>> a group of roommates in san francisco were the victimles of a robbery this -- victims of a robbery this morning. five men broke into had apartment and held the victims at gun point. the victims said the robbers kept asking for 50 pounds of marijuana they can -- they believed were in the apartment. >> they were looking for something big. >> 15 minutes later they took off with cell phones, electronics, wallets and cash. >>> fight between a father and son left them in the hospital. it happened early this morning. police say the father called 911 around 2:30 a.m. saying he had been stabbed 4 times. officers found his son suffering from trauma to his head. both men were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. >>> father is making a plea tonight to help find his missing daughter. she disappeared in south lake tahoe. ktvu's ken pritchett is live near south lake tahoe with the search that is underway. ken? >> we told you about a press briefing where we learned new information. one, a cell phone signal had been detected, one they didn't know about from alyssa byrne's cell phone.
in at 11:00 last night. he noticed a box with wires sticking out. san francisco police immediately blocked it off and the bomb squad eventually determined the items were harmless and passengers were bussed to another station. >>> and the fire chief tells us that a lynn none cart caught fire after 2:00 a.m. this morning. maybe they contain had flames to the cart. now an electrical fire started on january 20th. >>> this is the third day of the alexander dove in dale county alabama. they were able to give coloring books and medication to the little boy who reportedly has health problems. he was kidnapped after a gunman shot and killed the bus driver. the 65--year-old suspect is described as a retired veteran who reportedly has anti- american views. >>> after reaching an impasse, a san francisco jury will try to reach averred didn't. -- verdict. deborah madden is accused of stealing drug from the lab. yesterday they said they were at an impasse but they are expected to resume deliberations today. >>> they are hearing allegations on a bay area marijuana club. they are fighting the justice depar
. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco are looking for a suspect who caused a deadly overnight shooting. family members identified the victim as 43-year-old daniel cologne. they were walking phloem a bar when somebody -- they were walking home from a bar when somebody started shooting. >> if somebody witnessed the person who shot and killed my son, that they would be coming forward. this marks the third homicide of the year. >>> governor jerry brown is among those attending a funeral service for a police office killed in the line of duty. he was killed by a burglary suspect who then shot and killed himself. he was with the police department for 3.5 years and also served as a military police man who served in the army. >>> in the last who are there were three americans among those of the 38 hostages killed and all but one killed were foreigners. five hostages are still missing at this hour and 29 militants killed were canadians. the assault came after negotiations broke down in the 4th day standoff. >> they went wild with their demands and they were unreasonable and un
. [ gear shifts ] mexico, here we come. [ sirens wailing ] >>> a mere disaster on san francisco bay when this oil tanker sideswiped a tower of the bay bridge. the big question tonight how did it happen. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. close call on the san francisco bay but was it human error or something else. officials are trying to determine how a tanker hit a tower on the san francisco bridge. the coast guard reports no oil spill resulted. we've learned the tanker had already been unloaded. and caltrans says there was no major damage to the bridge. it remained open to travel traffic. we have continuing coverage now from heather holmes. she's live at treasure island with what she's learned about the bar pilot guiding that tanker and the scrutiny he's now facing. >> reporter: he's been a bar pilot since 2005. prior to that he worked for several years on oil tankers for exxon. but today while guiding that vessel. the overseas raymar this experienced mainer sideswiped the tower of the bridge. look at the top left side of this picture. that is a piece
home in san francisco's ingle side neighborhood appeared in court. he's charged with five counts f murder stemming from the killings of three women and two men at a home at discovery hearing today the judge continued proceeding. he's pleaded not guilty. he has been unable to post bell in custody. firefighters battle with complicated by clutter inside the home. you can see the heavy smoke and flames from news chopper 2. the 3 story house ignited about 9:00 this morning. firefighters say the homeowner is not actually living in the home so there were no injuries. firefighters are investigating suspicious fire. that started just before 4:00 this morning at a vacant building along the waterfront. >> there's nobody living on the peer, there are no sources of electricity or obvious sources of ignition, it will be under investigation. >> crews say the fire was difficult to put out. there was another fire in the very same area 2 years ago. >>> a big truck hit and killed a woman this morning while she was in a crosswalk. it happened about 7:00 a.m. at the intersection of north foothill boule
hurt after a suspect's car crashes in san francisco. good afternoon i'm david stevenson. a section of san francisco south avenue is shutdown this morning after a collision that says -- sent one vehicle crashing into a neighborhood grocery store. brian flores is there with what police are saying about the cause of this deadly collision. >> good afternoon. well, you heard the police chief himself say how an unbelievable tragedy this is. as you can see behind me still active and dynamic scene. you're looking at the black sedan there. that's the suspect's vehicle. what happened he left the traffic stop, sped away crashed into a couple that was driving another car and now two people are now dead. according to police they were initially called because of a report of gunshots towards the republican housing complex around 7:45. that's not too far from here. they got an initial description of the suspect's car. police then pulled over the suspect near 21st and when officers approached the car the suspect took off at high rate of speed and then just a couple of blocks and seconds later the a
♪ ♪ >>> tonight on the 10:00 news, the quest continues. the san francisco 49ers are headed to the super bowl after a nail biting win. a nail biting win. >>> and the exci >>> bryan throws underneath for jones. he makes the catch and knocks down the game is over. the 49ers are going to the super bowl. >>> and with that the san francisco 49ers are returning to the super bowl and to the glory days of nfl dominance. >> and the excitement spilled out to the san francisco streets with police arresting several rowdy fans tonight. good evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm ken wayne. >>> the 49ers they staged quite a come back to defeat the falcons. and fred inglis is joining us. >> this is why i don't go on roller coaster rides. my stomach can't take it. the 49ers knew they would need a record setting come back. and quarterback colin kaepernick showed leadership. 49ers take the first lead with more than eight minutes left in the game. matt ryan he was big all day but his fourth at four. and there's navarro bowman. 49ers earn the greatest come back in history. they now hav
on -- visuals projected on to the surface of a frozen lake. >>> new year's eve in san francisco could be bigger than last year. ktvu's john fowler is live in san francisco where people are heading out. >> reporter: as the sun is going down it is getting chilly here. this is the embarcadero. barricades up, people starting to mingle and gather here. this is a prime viewing area here south of the ferry building. >> it will be good. yeah. we came out here last year, it was nice. >> reporter: traffic enforcement began towing away cars an hour ago. there is no stopping here. these folks should have a great view. at the discovery center we found a family, friendly noon year's eve party. 2100 parents and kids. >> great opportunity for the kids to celebrate new year's eve. >> we can't, we are too tired. >> three, two, one. [ cheers and applause ] >> happy new year. >> reporter: we got a preview, hundreds of rockets on this barge anchored in the bay. >> fires every shell at the moment it is supposed to go off in the show. >> reporter: at midnight a 15 minutes of fire and lights. this is last year. last y
. >>> san francisco's new year's eve turns violent along the waterfront. we will tell you about the young victim hit by gunfire. >>> we are following major new developments in the fiscal cliff crisis live in washington d.c. this very busy holiday on capitol hill. >>> more than 50 laws go into effect and they protect facebook users and homeowners. >>> and many will get paychecks in this new year, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete bay area coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, happy new year's, happy new year's. good morning, i am dave clark, january 1st, 2013. >> and let's begin with a look at weather and traffic, it is definitely chilly out there, steve. >> temperatures are 30s for most but we have a system producing mostly partly cloudy skies and it is spinning going over the mother load and it might give us a few showers and 50s on the temperatures and it is a cold night, here is tara. >>> here is a look at the east shore freeway, traffic is moving along nicely on the mcarthur maze and on the rig
a san francisco home that could possibly generate leads in a decades old missing person's case. >>> we are following develops news. a six-year-old boy is being held hostage after a deadly shooting on a school bus. >>> changes coming to the golden gate bridge. >>> thank you for joining us it's wednesday, january 30th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. steve paulson is off today. mark tamayo is in. >> we are off to a cool start. you want to bundle up for the next few hours. as my mama always said dress in layers because it will be nice this afternoon. we have temperatures starting out in the 30s and 40s. but then a little warmer into the afternoon hours as readings back up to near 60 degrees. a little bit warmer than yesterday. coming up we will take a look at the forecast highs in your neighborhood and a few more changes developing just in time for your weekend. >>> we begin with a new development in the missing case of a boy that disappeared nearly 30 years ago. they searched a home in the hate ashbury neighborhood. tara moriarty reports that the home is just steps away
and counting until 2013 in the bay area. the crowd is really starting to gather along san francisco's waterfront. live at justin herman plaza. that is the prime viewing location for the fireworks. >> reporter: a lot of people are definitely coming out here to check out that show. we watched the crowd steadily grow out here. right next to several muni lines. we can tell you muni is running free overnight tonight. just up market street, that's where bart is. bart is going to be running until 3:00 a.m., tomorrow morning to help people celebrate safely. the light show is just beginning along san francisco's waterfront. a preview for tonight's 15 minute fireworks display at midnight. san francisco police are estimating as many as 250,000 could turn out for the big show. >> just the excitement. it's just the eclectic crowd. the everything. it's the city. >> reporter: restaurants along the embarcadero, like sin bads say the only holiday that can approach new year's eve business is mother's day. >> we are booked out for the night entirely every year. >> reporter: crews put up barricades to
hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a 26-year- old man. police say around 5:30, the driver was struck by at least one bullet and crashed. the driver was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. the shooter remains at-large. police are asking anyone with any information on the shoot shooting to contact them. >>> the vallejo police say a string of events led them tie woman who claims she was kidnapped at gunpoint in oakland and then forced into prostitution by a vallejo couple. police say 31-year-old james thomas and his girlfriend seen here, 20-year-old xavieria laney are being healed on suspiction of king county forcible kidnapping and forcible pimping. witnesses say thomas left the scene in a white mustang and he was later located at a home on kentucky street and at that home an adult woman said she had been kidnapped and forced into prostitution. >>> a water-main break caused troubles in san leandroo. the breaker was first reported around 4:20 this afternoon. san leandro police had to shut down the road
news in san francisco where all eyes are on a house in the haight-ashbury tonight. investigators are working on the case of a san francisco boy who went missing nearly 30 years ago. in the last half hour a well placed police source has told us they do not believe bone fragments they found there are human. eric rasmussen is live outside the house. >> reporter: it is. they still have crime scene tape up around the area where they've been searching. to put this in perspective, we are just about a block away from the bus stop where kevin collins was last seen waiting for the bus all of those years ago. his mother says police have confirmed the activity out here involve his case. they still have crime scene tape around the house. investigators have been searching. this afternoon the county sheriffs office confirmed sfpd requested a cadaver dog. we saw some of the concrete. police nor the fbi are saying much of anything. on the phone today collins' mother ann said police did find something that is being sent to a state lab for testing. kevin collins disappeared on february 10, 1984 aft
and a crew from san francisco fire department. >> the two victims were not seriously injured. the coast guard says the tugboat and barge were order back to port so the crews could be questioned. there is no word on what caused the collision. >> the discovery of a suspiction package in chinatown forced the closure of a busy intersection. the bomb squad was called to vallejo and stockton streets where someone spotted a metal briefcase. local pisses were told to shut their doors and stay in place. >> it was a metal case and we had no other way to determine what it was other than just because there was so much pedestrian and vehicle and tons of people out here. so we had to have that for safety. >> a robot recovered the object. san francisco police say they took to an undisclosed location and "entered it safe over-from gun buybacks to marches the controversy over gun control was front and center across the nation and here in the bayer. ktvu assists noelle walker was at a town hall meeting in san francisco. >> reporter: the pews were filled. >> gun control was the hot topic at a town ha
's metakeller live at san francisco international airport. >> jana i just spoke with the manager who told me there are no delays at sfo. as for the rain it came on a busy travel weekend both in the air and on the roads. rain once again hit windshields and drenched the roads. so if you need to feed the family, why bother getting out of the car until you get home? >> just watch movies and eat in and out. >> stay warm and dry? >> yes, of course. >> reporter: many students enjoyed their time off with christmas and new year's, but head back to class on monday. for one college student the drive for san diego starts late tonight. >> mostly nervous because my tires are not the best tires to drive in the rain, but hopefully they will be okay. >> reporter: these guys are also driving southern california. >> the wipers aren't working well. >> reporter: people leaving in east palo alto have a reason to be nervous whenever it rains. >> it comes over, hey, it's going to go into the house. >> reporter: lucas brown and his family were evacuated on their home december 23rd after the creek ran over leve
2 news. >>> san francisco police are searching for the person behind a over night shooting around 1:00 a.m. the victim was identified by family members. he was walking home when someone started shooting. the family is questions why they were targeted. >> if someone witnessed the person that shot and killed my son that they would come forward. >> the other victim was rushed to san francisco general hospital with several gun shot wounds. he is expected to survive. this is san francisco's third homicide of the year. >>> bart officials are stepping up security after a man was killed and a woman was injured on saturday afternoon. boilings are meeting tomorrow -- bart officials are meeting tomorrow to discuss what happened and ways to increase safety and security at the station. police will likely put more officers on patrol and install better lighting. >>> police in georgia are searching for a 49er fan who stabbed a falcon's fan in the throat yesterday in atlanta. the 35-year-old fan is expected to survive his injuries. after the championship game the victim got into a fight with a man a
. cal has more >> reporter: the ship is still out here in the san francisco bay. the 750-tanker hit one of the support towers of the bay bridge yesterday around 11:00 in foggy conditions. authorities say no oil was leak. the ship had just unloaded at a martinez refinery. the coast guard officials told us this morning a little bit more about its investigation. >> we're gonna continue to interview important members of the crew which includes the pilot and we'll also continue to interview members -- coast guard members who responded to the scene and find out what -- try to get more clues as to what happened. >> reporter: ktvu has learned the pilot passed an alcohol test yesterday. that pilot, george kleess, has eight years of experience but has had some problems in the past. now according to state records, kleess ran aground brieffully a sacramento river on august 27th of 2009. then two days later, he ran into some wooden pylons on a catwalk in stockton. caltrans officials say the bridge itself sustained no structural damage as the wood in the metal fenders absorbed the impact just as they
is steps away from where kevin collins disappeared in 1984. >> reporter: san francisco police are expected to release the name and the photo of the man who used to live in this house on masonic. he is longer alive but was a person of interest in the kevin collins. he was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an allah lib by -- alabi. the medical examiner believes the remains that they did found here are that of an animal. the last person kevin collins was talking to was a tall blond man with a big dog -- big dog. the man described like that used to live here. the dogs were never used in the initial search. so that's they came back. >> i just hope there's closure for the family members. very sad story. >> reporter: neighbors we talk to say the school kevin attended st. agnes never recovered after the disappearance, closing a few years later. >> right after that, st. agnes started to pull some of their children out of the school. >> it's concerning. >> reporter: this morning, neighbors are really just amazed that this case has resurfaced. kevin's mother says she feels numb and doesn't know
from residents of marin, sonoma, san francisco and contra costa counties. >>> santa cruz police are searching for a man who groped a 12-year-old girl. here is a police sketch of thiasus protect. the girl was attacked on friday as she walked home from school on watt null avenue. the suspected is described as latino in his 20s about six feet tall. more than 250 pounds and wearing wire rim glasses. marin city man is accused of rape is behind bars today. jovan jones sexually assaulted a woman as she entered her home saturday night. jones was booked on charges including rape, burglary, robbery, aggravated assault and false imprisonment. los angeles police have made a until a swat team stormed into the store early friday morning. the suspects got away. police are releasing few details about the arrest but say one person was taken into custody on friday. another arrest came the following day at a phoenix hotel. police say at least three people were injured during the hostage stand off. including one employee who was sexually assaulted. >>> authorities shed more light on the 1981 death
cold. which part of it? ktvu's rob roth is live in san francisco where a debate is underway. rob? >> reporter: the details still need ironing out but it appear as new area cold is coming to san francisco. >> operator. >> reporter: the dispatch center in san francisco gets hundreds of calls each day so the possibilities of having to change an area cold is not a popular one. >> no. no. i am scared. >> the california public utilities commission began holding meetings about adding a new area cold, a change that would effect san francisco. the problem says the california public utilities commission says all available prefixes will be used up in 2-1/2 years. >> when we run out we have to assign another area cold so we will have more prefixes. >> the california public utilities commission says there are two ways, one possibilities would be splitting san francisco in half, the east side and west side and marine the other. the owner would prefer to keep the current number. >> cause people to change printing on all their adds. >> customers have been calling us on the same phone number. >
have its own home in san francisco. the organization sf jazz plans to open its own center on january 21st. this is a video the group produced showing a building's construction compressed down to a minute. located at franklin and felt street in san francisco. the sf center will have an auditorium for concerts as well as space for rehearsals. over decades, the bay area has been a favorite for jazz musicians and we here at ktvu have had the pleasure of talking to them when they came to town. jazz great lina horn brought her one woman show to town and elane corral was there. >> reporter: she is the kind of woman who can reduce a room full of reporters to mush. like she did at a press conference in san francisco. instead of tough questions she was bombarded by meek requests for autographs. lina horn is a power house and a one woman show at the golden gate theater has audiences gushing. >> ♪ >> reporter: at 65 years old, lina knocks them dead on stage. she has a figure that defies her age, a voice that has gotten better through years and a performance that mesmerizes the audience. viewers s
. downtown san francisco 42 degrees. yesterday we showed you this map, 20s out there, scooted out to the east. coolest locations in the 20s. lots of 30s and 40s. especially towards san francisco and near the coast line. into had afternoon hours, most areas back up into the 50s. nice recovery. look at the green, that links up with the 60s. warmest locations will approach the 60-degree mark tomorrow afternoon. another thing we will be watching into the weekend will be this, the rain making a come back. here we go. model into friday morning, 10:00. saturday we thicken up the clouds and there we go with the rain off shore. a change in the weekend forecast. coming up we will break the rain chances and the timing of the heaviest rain that could be pushing back in. >> thank you. >>> google scored a partial victory when they found the company did not violate laws. there was no evidence they unfairly favors their own services. but they find google misused pattens on cell phone technology. google agreed to license the technology to the rivals. >> these essential pattens are the cornerstone of the syste
as he takes the issue on the road. >>> plus some people who work in san francisco will get an extra payday. the new program san francisco city attorney plans to announce today and how it could impact you. it's all ahead. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us it's friday, january 25th i'm pam cook. and steve paulson is here. we've been talking about possibility of rain this weekend. what do you think? >> i don't think so, pam. >> okay good. >> a lot of cloud cover. patchy fog. it's very mild. the less you hear and see me, the better. we have mostly cloudy skies. we'll have partly sunny later on. mild, 60s for everybody. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. right now traffic is moving along very well. some of the road work we've had has been picked up. let's go to interstate 880. the traffic here looks very nice as we drive past the coliseum. also the morning commute is looking good in san francisco along northbound 101 although i do see a little bit of road work on one of the ramps to southbound 101. it's very light and not causing a big traffic jam right now. 4:29 let's go bac
dreams is now deliciously real. >>> we are live in san francisco where investigators dig up a basement in a home looking for clues in the case of a missing boy. we will tell you why they focused on a home in the hate ashbury district. >>> alarming wake up call. what was found on the front door of a south bay home hours ago. >>> see those folks there? see what they are doing? they are taking tolls. that will not happen much longer. those days are coming to an end. we'll tell you what will happen instead. >>> plus what the mayor of san francisco plans to do on super bowl sunday. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 30th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. mark tamayo is in for steve. >> you just said january 30th. already one month is almost down. we could be tracking the storms this time of year but not for today. the dry weather pattern will continue over the next few days. this morning you definitely want to bundle up. mid 30s and 40s. there is the eventual temperature range. coming up we will take a l
incidents took place. >>> thousands are expected to rally today in san francisco to mark the 40th anniversary of the supreme court decision, legalizing abortion. organizers say that the pro- life event will begin with a mass at st. mary's cathedral, followed by a rally at the civic center plaza. protesters will then walk down market street to justin herman plaza starting at 1:30 this afternoon. they expected it to be the largest pro-life event on the west coast. >>> more than two dozen women rights groups are planning the counterprotest to the pro life rally. several san francisco supervisors and the birth control advocates planned to attend the pro choice rally today. fluke made headlines last year when they called her a prostitute after testifying before congress about the need for access to birth control. a rally will include a flash mob performed by members of dance without borders. >>> the san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree can turn all his attention back to the super bowl now that it appears assault charges will not be filed against him. a woman had claimed t
intentionally set. >> a hit-and-run driver causing a big problem in san francisco right now. the damage left behind is keeping part of soma in the dark. >>> upsetting tweets left behind by a missing petaluma teen, what law enforcement and her mother have to say about them. >>> today's weather looks all right, now it appears a change for the weekend weather. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this friday morning. january 4th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve's right there. >> still cold you need a coat but not as cold as the past couple of mornings. 30s are cold. but 27s and 28s yesterday. that's not the case today. patchy fog out there. mostly sunny to partly sunny. it looks like a change for the weekend. we'll get to that in 7 minutes. >>> good morning if you're driving on highway 24 between walnut creek and oakland, so far so good. also this morning we're looking at northbound 101 in san francisco. that looks good approaching the 80 split. let's go ba
>> reporter: crews on the scene of a crash in san francisco trying to get power back on in this neighborhood. we'll tell you what led up to the crash and the big step pg&e just took to get the lights on. >>> a marijuana club damaged by an overnight fire. why investigators are suspicious about how it started. >> reporter: we're live in petaluma where the community is coming together to help try to find a missing teen. we'll also tell you the latest clues in the investigation. >>> new unemployment numbers just came out this morning. did the threat of falling off the fiscal cliff put employers -- have employers not to start hiring? >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's friday, january 4th. >>> right now, pg&e is still working to restore power to dozens of customers in san francisco. they lost power after a driver fleeing from police crashed into a power pole in a caltrain parking lot. ktvu's claudine wong has been at the scene since 4:30 this morning and has more. they are making some progress? >> reporter: yes, tori. since we last economicked in w
bowl. paul chambers joins us live from san francisco with a message that's going out to city bars. >> reporter: good morning. i will say before we get to that there is a plan a lot of people want to do, come out here like they did during the giant's world series. that can't happen because the nfl won't allow a public viewing party. now that will not stop a lot of niner fans celebrating of course. this was a scene last week when fans took to the streets in an effort of keeping the city and people safe. the mayor is asking that places serving hard alcohol be more responsible. >> to suggest that they serve something that heavy alcohol during the time the celebration, being drunk sometimes doesn't help. >> reporter: the next week the mayor and police chief will visit areas hit by vandals after the giants won and discuss the plan for safety on super bowl sunday which includes up to 500 officers on the streets, three times the amount of a normal sunday. fire marshalls will also hit the streets. >> if it look like its getting out of hand or they have had to much of a crowd in the bar w
spending could hurt southern california. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new at 6:00 p.m., police investigators were spending new year's eve trying to solve that town's first homicide in 40 years. ktvu's robert handa joins us live with significant developments in the case. >> reporter: it hasn't been much of a holiday season for police investigators. there are four suspects in custody and detectives are still working the case today. >> reporter: new year's eve was another day of investigation for the police department as detectives searched for evidence in the death of a man killed november 30 during a possible home invasion. today police had the company that installed the gate security company checking for clues. >> will give a time stamp of the last 100 commands. we are trying to get a time stamp of who entered and when. >> reporter: a man was arrested saturday, and another man on december 27 in oakland and the day before that another man was arrested while already in custody for a burglary charge. another man was the first suspect arrested december 18. police st
>>> why the cases may be connected. >> reporter: san francisco's pharmacy was hit first about 1:45 yesterday afternoon. two robbers in their 20s wearing hooded sweatshirts and scarves came in and used a gun to order the pharmacist to the floor. he told us the two ignored the cash register and stole prescription blood pressure and nausea medications. a second robbery yielded a bigger haul. >> similar style. they both involved firearms. same number of suspects. we're looking into the possibility they might be related. >> reporter: at golden gate pharmacy a pharmacist told the suspects you're joking when they burst in and forced a customer to the floor. think the demanded oxycontin, oxycodone and percocet. they instead grabbed whatever they could. including quantitities of prescription medications. >> whenever we have two armed robberies in one day it's a big deal. >> reporter: both pharmacies have surveillance video of the suspects. no one was injured though police say it's part of a troubling trend. >> we had one last month. there was one in south city. we're working hard to see
from a san francisco pioneer to his wife in the 19 -- in the 1800s. it was created by a san francisco gold smith artisan. >> reporter: that is until monday when someone snatched it. oakland police would not release a picture citing the ongoing investigation. all we can tell you it's 7 by 9, about the size of a shoebox. it's gold with images of california on the box. >> this is a theft not just on a valuable object but the theft of the history and the heritage of our children. >> reporter: it's the second time this has happened. there was another heist in november. >> the museum believes in both theft, the thief came through the garden. in both thefts, he came to this area in the museum. back in november, took an item in there and then from here and then on monday took that box located right there. >> reporter: two burglaries in two month, both when the methamphetamine was closed. both caught on video. >> there are striking similarities. >> reporter: police believe the same man is responsible, described as black, 5'9" to 6 feet, medium complexion with short, black hair. wearing a dark
. administrators also plan to install those so called columbine locks. >>> city college of san francisco released its doomsday plan today pointing out what will happen to students if the community system goes under. rob roth is live now in san francisco with the situation facing up to 80,000 students, rob. >> reporter: julie, contained in this lengthy report is city college's worse case scenario. an outline of what could happen if the college loses its accreditation and is forced to close. at city college of san francisco, students are worried. worried whether their school will be around much longer. >> kind of just makes it hard coming to school. you don't know if what's going on with the school. >> reporter: city college is prepared to draft a report on how it would handle closing the school if it loses its accreditation this year. >> it is our profound hope that we don't get to that point but it is our duty. >> reporter: students who complete at least 3/4 of their course work would still have to finish their classes at another school but could receive a diploma from city college. still many st
, everybody. [applause] >>> right now, the san francisco bomb squad dealing with a suspicious device and the bay area is already seen some wet weather. h.i.v. resistant cells created by bay area scientists -- at noon. >>> good afternoon. i'm claudine wong. tori campbell is off today. >>> happening now, a bomb squad is wrapping up its investigation of a suspicious package and has blocked off streets in san francisco's china basin neighborhood. those streets, however, should be opening soon. you are looking at newschopper2 over that area right now. officials did close off streets near the 100 block of terry francois street and did evacuate a nearby building. they did not want to take any chances with something that looked like a military or ordnance box. one firefighter said it's not something you get from safeway. >> it looked like it had military colors on it. >> you looking at video of the robot sent in to check out that package, that package right there on the ledge near that building, no word yet on exactly what was inside the pox. but it was s apparently deemed harm also. >>> wel
showers. san jose live right now. if you are in san francisco, oakland, you are not -- you haven't seen anything. down here, it is a wet afternoon commute. the showers have been relegated to the valley and parts of the livermore valley. pinpointing that for you, you see it. this is an unusual system. it went by but now it is spinning the moisture back up at us. usually when systems go south they keep going, this stalled out. livermore, showers today. 10th of an inch of rain. this is moderate rainfall. fremont you are getting a break. but you had showers. milpitas. showers. and then we back it out to illustrate this line. this line has been steady all day. showers have been happening all day. nothing has been going on up here. into the evening, more showers. when i come back, i will toggle through tomorrow and into the bay area weekend, there is more showers possible towards the weekend as well. we will talk about that and the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. see you back here. >> follow our weather team 24 hours a day. updating on facebook, twitter and www.ktvu.com.
against michael crabtree. san francisco police revealed tonight they are investigating the 25-year-old in connection with an allegation of sexual assault. we get the developing news from ktvu's amber lee. she's live in the city with what we know about the alleged assault and some initial reaction, amber. >> reporter: ken, news that the 49 wide receiver is being investigated for sexual assault comes as a surprise to the 49 fans we spoke to here at momo's tonight. the 25-year-old is having what some would characterize a break out season after being drafted by the 49 in 2009. the alleged assault happened in a san francisco early last sunday just hours after the 4- 9ders played the packers. police did not name the hotel just a short while ago a spokesman for the police department told us investigators interviewed crabtree who had an attorney with him and said the football player was cooperative. >> at this point he has not been detained or arrested. to my knowledge he was on the plane with the rest of the 49ers today in atlanta ready to play the game on sunday. >> reporter: we found th
or lose the super bowl is bound to bring fans into the streets of san francisco and that's something police are already planning for. ktvu's debra villalon is live now in the city where the world is going out, party peacefully, deborah. >> reporter: we're looking at the ferry building it is glowing red. people spill into the streets sunday as the 49ers win their super bowl berth. it looked a lot like when the giants won the world series. >> it's in the works at this time to ensure that we cover all the bases. >> reporter: planning at sfpd is already underwaeup for super bowl sunday. unlike yesterday it will be dark when the game ends which is a factor. >> when it's at nighttime, people tend to drink a little bit more. >> reporter: as fans cruise there will be a multitude of officers on hand looking for drunk and dangerous behavior. last night a dozen arrests were made. most for public intoxication. but with bigger crowds and a bigger celebration, comes a bigger risk to munni. vandals on market street set this bus on fire destroying it after the last giant's championship. they took af
sunday. san francisco city leaders are considering tough measures to keep 49er fans in line during the big game. ktvu paul chambers joins us live to tell us some of the proposals that are being proposed. paul. >> good morning, brian. city officials know people will be out and about drinking. they just want establishments and people to act more responsiblely. we have seen the video of vandals going wild after a giants world series victory. in an effort to prevent something like this happening again they will tour these areas hit by vandals and discuss the city's plan. it will be hopefully effective as last week after the niners game on super bowl sunday. they will have 450-500 officers on the streets. that is three times the normal amount on a sunday. also if that weren't enough fire marshals will come along to keep the peace. closing down bars that will be overcrowded or too rowdy. >> inside the bar where people drink too much. a fight starts, somebody gets stabbed. we don't want that to happen. >> reporter: one major part of the city's plan may be coroversial. mayor lee wants bars
airport in new orleans, the san francisco 49ers just landed a few minutes ago. a full week ahead of the super bowl. >> turn up the voloom now, the -- voloom now, the team left this -- volume now, the team left this afternoon. the baltimore ravens will arrive tomorrow. >> and in other news. >>> police were in a neighborhood where aman was shot and killed -- a man was shot and killed last night. the friends are mourning the sudden loss. ktvu's ann rubin is live with new information in this ace. ann? >> reporter: gunman, they need witnesses to come forward. >> reporter: a large group of friends gathered to light a candal and say a prayer. he was bunked down saturday as we was walking. >> i heard loud gun shots. four. four gun shots. >> you could feel the tension. >> reporter: police responded quickly but by that time the shooters took off. >> unknown direction, unknown mean ez. we need witnesses. >> reporter: authorities do not know why he might have been targeted. his past includes a charge related to the accidental shooting of his girlfriend however they do not believe that was a
this morning in san francisco and a freeze warning is set to kick in at the same time for most of the bay area. we want to check in now with mark tamayo who's keeping a close eye on the cold temperatures. there's no cloud cover tonight, that's the problem. >> no cloud cover. right now we're talking about frost advisories and freeze warnings for the fourth night in a row. that frost advisory in place for san francisco set to begin at 2:00 tomorrow morning to reflect temperatures in the mid- 30s. for a good portion of the bay area we have freeze warnings. look at that temperature range, 18. 18 to 30 degrees first thing tomorrow morning. you can see for all the areas shaded in purple. here is a look at some of the current numbers for the 10:00 hour. san francisco in the mid-40s. oakland at 43 degrees. walnut creek 30 degrees right now. santa rosa 34. we have a bunch of other temperature sensors that deployed across the region and very cold numbers currently 31 degrees. petaluma in the current 30s. pleasanton 34 and in the south bay for san jose, san jose state currently 32. some lower 30s out tow
to that. >>> and san francisco intersection they are using extreme measures to keeping pedestrians safe. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> well, good morning to you welcome to a brand-new day, it is january 7th, what year? >> 2013. >> i am dave clark. >> good morning, some people think it is unlucky, but i am not buying into that. >> it's good to be optimistic. >> i agree. >> unless you are dealing with a lot of fog and you can be pest mystic but a lot of high clouds to near 60s. here is sal. >>> it is busier already coming through berkeley and out to the oakland area and when you get to the toll plaza it is not busy just yet and everything looks good on 101 coming to the downtown area. let's go back to the desk. >>> a search continues for a san francisco man accused of dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire. alex savage has more in san francisco with what family members are saying about this attack, good morning, alex. >> reporter: they say it was an argument about laundry which prompted the attack. the victim in this case is a mother of three and remains ho
san francisco police officers standing in the street as well. apparently with the police car blocking the lane making sure people stay on the sidewalk. >> and our crew that is here near the scene tells us a little closer to 24th and mission, police have made arrested. and we will be following this and have much more for you throughout the newscast. but now, to the big game. >> my stomach hurts and it was a gut wrenching game, fred. fred is here with the highlights and it was a tough one to watch. >> they had to dig out. >> i think i heard you yelling pass the stomach medicine. this is why football is the most poplar sport. big games and hits. and the 49ers defensive couldn't stop atlanta but shot them out cold in the end. they were down 17 nothing and scored twice the make it closer. and matt ryan had to be targets and tony with a ten-yarder to give the lead at half time. nineswhich crabwhen crabtree recovers. and 49ers come right back, and gore's second touchdown of the game to give san francisco its first lead of 28-24. 4th down, 4th to go and matt ryan has led seven overtime victor
news coming in from san francisco, police are investigating a deadly shooting which happened at 1:00 a.m. not far from geneva -- geneva avenue. alex, i know you spoke to the mother of the victim, what did she say? >> reporter: she is earning anybody to come forward and help police and at this point they have a very vague description on that who opened fire on the two. the man killed in the shooting was 43-year-old daniel cologne a father to one son, a man who grew up in the air. relatives said the two men are were walking home from a nearby bar and he was shot in the upper body and police say his injuries are considered non- life threatening. the most man who died is worried about the little boy who lost his father in the shooting. >> he has a beautiful daniel junior who loves his dad very much. that is going to be very hard for him to go on without his dad. it is very heartbreaking for us. i still don't believe it. >> reporter: police say the shooter in this case ran away from the scene. he is described as the white or -- as white or hispanic. >> reporter: if you know anything, but a
at a housing project in san francisco's mission district. david stevenson live in the city. the new surveillance video you obtained from the owner of that corner store. >> reporter: that's right. the crash, gasia, had some surveillance video that was taken in the store behind me but the crash happened right here just after 8:00 a.m. it sent the cars spinning onto the sidewalk and crashing right into the storefront. this surveillance video shows the devastating impact of a deadly crash in san francisco's mission district this morning. >> obviously this is an unbelievable tragedy. >> reporter: police say it began with a report of shots fired from a car parked at a public housing complex on valencia and 15th. police pulled over the driver of this black chevy. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the white vehicle. >> reporter: skid marks show where the white toyota sedan was struck and skidded through the intersection, smashing into this liquor store. >> as the vehicle was thrown aga
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